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2017 Mega Million Choices Lottery Main Ticket and Draw Information:

  1. The 2017 Mega Million Choices Lottery main ticket prices are a Single ticket is $100, 2-Pack price is $175, 4-Pack price is $300 and 8-Pack price is $500. Only 61,200 tickets will be sold.
  2. Total retail value of prizes is $ 2,321,821.50 (excluding taxes) for the Main Lottery.
  3. All persons participating in the 2017 Mega Million Choices Lottery must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  4. The VIP Bonus cutoff date for main ticket sales will be Friday, February 3, 2017 at Midnight. The VIP Bonus draw will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation office, C1026-409 Taché Ave., Winnipeg, MB.
  5. The Ultimate Bonus cutoff date for main ticket sales will be Friday, February 24, 2017 at Midnight. The Ultimate Bonus draw will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation office, C1026-409 Taché Ave., Winnipeg, MB.
  6. The Early Bird cutoff date for main ticket sales will be Friday, March 10, 2017 at Midnight. The Early Bird draw will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 between 9:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. at the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation office, C1026-409 Taché Ave., Winnipeg, MB.
  7. The Final main ticket sales cutoff for all remaining prizes will be Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Midnight. All remaining main prize draws will begin on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. and stop at 4:30 p.m. and if required, to be continued on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 and continue until completed. These draws will be in order of ascending retail value. All draws will take place at St. Boniface Hospital Foundation at C1026-409 Taché Ave., Winnipeg, MB.
  8. The Grand Prize draw will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2017 between 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the St. Boniface Hospital Everett Atrium located at 409 Taché Ave., Winnipeg, MB.
  9. In the event the 2017 Mega Million Choices Lottery sells out prior to Midnight, Friday, March 10, 2017, the following alternative draw dates will be used except for the VIP Bonus and the Ultimate Bonus draws as noted above. The Early Bird Prize draw will take place on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 between 8:30 am and 9:00 am at the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation office, C1026-409 Taché Ave., Winnipeg, MB. All remaining main prize draws excluding the Grand Prize draw will take place on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. and stop at 4:30 p.m. and if required to be continued on Wednesday March 22, 2017 starting at 9:00 a.m. and continue until completed. These draws will be in order of ascending retail value. All draws will take place at St. Boniface Hospital Foundation at C1026-409 Taché Ave., Winnipeg, MB R2H 2A6. The Grand Prize draw will take place on Thursday, March 23, 2017 betweeen 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Everett Atrium at the St. Boniface Hospital 409 Taché Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R2H 2A6.

Grand Prize Rules

  1. The Grand Prize winner will have until Wednesday, April 26, 2017 to make their selection of their choice options.
  2. Title transfer for the Grand Prize Option 1 for the Huntington Home to be built and located at 16 Clear Spring Road in Winnipeg would be on or before March 31, 2018; for Grand Prize Option 2 a custom home by Hearth Homes located at 14 Camira Way in Winnipeg would be on or before August 31, 2017; for Grand Prize Option 3 a custom built Artista home to be built and located in Oak Bluff West would be on or before February 28, 2018; for Grand Prize Option 3 a Condo by Watermark located at 225-15 Park Place Lot 38 in Osoyoos, BC would be on or before August 21, 2017; for Grand Prize Option 4 a condo to be built and located at Unit 1029 10260 E. White Feather Lane in Scottsdale, Arizona would be on or before March 31, 2018; for Grand Prize Option 4 a condo from Streetside located at Unit 16 206-10 Hill Grove Point in Winnipeg would be on or before August 21, 2017.

50/50 PLUS™ Draw Info

  1. 50/50 PLUS™ tickets prices are a Single ticket for $15, 6-Pack for $30 and 20-Pack for $60 will be sold to generate a maximum of $1,500,000 in gross revenue. Winner will receive 50% of gross revenue to a maximum of $750,000. The 50/50 PLUS™ Minimum prize guarantee is $150,000.
  2. 50/50 PLUS™ tickets must be ordered in conjunction with your 2017 Mega Million Choices Lottery main ticket. 50/50 PLUS™ ticket orders will not be accepted after your original 2017 Mega Million Choices Lottery ticket order date.
  3. The 50/50 PLUS™ ticket sales cut off is midnight, Thursday, March 23, 2017 or earlier if Main tickets are sold out. The 50/50 PLUS™ draw will take place Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation at C1026-409 Taché Ave., Winnipeg, MB.
  4. In the event that the 2017 Mega Million Choices Lottery Main tickets sell out before Midnight, Friday March 10, 2017, the draw for the 50/50 Plus Draw will take place on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the St. Boniface Hospital Room C1026 409 Taché Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R2H 2A6.

Big Score Plus™

  1. Big Score Plus™ ticket prices are a Single ticket for $20, 4-Pack for $40 and 8-Pack for $60. A maximum of 83,000 tickets will be sold. Tickets purchased will be eligible for all draws that include the 25 Daily Big Score draws, 8 Friday Big Score draws and the Ultimate Big Score draw.
  2. Total retail value of the Big Score Plus™ prizes is $145,400 (excluding taxes).
  3. The Big Score Plus™ tickets must be ordered in conjunction with your 2017 Mega Million Choices Lottery main ticket. The Big Score Plus™ ticket orders will not be accepted after your original 2017 Mega Million Choices Lottery ticket order date.
  4. The Big Score Plus™ ticket sales cut off is midnight, Thursday, March 23, 2017 or earlier if the Main lottery tickets sell out. All Big Score Plus™ draws (with the exception of the Ultimate Big Score draw) will take place Friday, March 31, 2017 at 3 p.m. at the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation at C1026-409 Taché Ave., Winnipeg, MB. There will be 25 Daily Big Score Draw winners and 8 Friday Big Score winners for the first 29 days of April 2017. Winners names will be posted daily on the 2017 Mega Million Choices Lottery website www.stbmegamillionchoices.ca.
  5. The Ultimate Big Score draw will take place on Friday April 28, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation at C1026-409 Taché Ave., Winnipeg, MB.
  6. All Big Score Plus draw dates will remain as indicated above regardless of an early sellout.
  7. Big Score Plus Daily Prize Option 1 is an NHL® Travel Package (total retail value of $3,800), that includes tickets for two to a 2017-18 NHL® regular season game of their choice, subject to availability at the time of request (excluding any outdoor or other special game, or the NHL® All-Star Game), hotel accommodation for two nights for two adults, roundtrip airfares for two adults from the James Richardson International Airport plus transfer fees and travel insurance or Prize Option 2 is a Vacation Travel Voucher from River East Travel in the amount of $3,500 or Prize Option 3 $2,800 Cash.
  8. Big Score Plus Friday Prize Option 1 is an NHL® Travel Package (total retail value of $3,800), that includes tickets for two to a 2017-18 NHL® regular season game of their choice, subject to availability at the time of request (excluding any outdoor or other special game, or the NHL® All-Star Game), hotel accommodation for two nights for two adults, roundtrip airfares for two adults from the James Richardson International Airport plus transfer fees and travel insurance or Prize Option 2 a Vacation Travel Voucher from River East Travel in the amount of $3,500 or Prize Option 3 $2,800 Cash.
  9. The Ultimate Big Score Plus Prize Option 1 is an NHL® Travel Package (total retail value of $20,000), that includes tickets for two to the first two games of the 2017 Stanley Cup® Final, hotel accommodation for four nights for two adults, roundtrip airfares for two adults from the James Richardson International Airport plus transfer fees and travel insurance (valued at $12,400) plus a Vacation Travel Voucher from River East Travel in the amount of $4,600 plus $3,000 Cash or Prize Option 2 $15,000 Cash.

Other Rules:

  1. Each ticket purchase is issued in only one person’s name and prizes will be issued only to the name of the person on the ticket. The person whose name is on the ticket is responsible for distributing any prizes in the event of a group purchase winning. All ticket packs are considered a single purchase and all tickets are issued in one person’s name.
  2. Tickets can only be purchased within the Province of Manitoba. All non-residents must purchase tickets in-person at one of the ticket sale locations.
  3. The 2017 Mega Million Choices Lottery tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  4. Ticket requests will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
  5. All payments must be made in Canadian dollars.
  6. A ticket is not considered purchased until a verified financial transaction is complete. Ticket requests with cheques returned for insufficient funds (NSF) will be automatically voided. The Foundation has the right to charge persons $30 to cover NSF administrative costs.
  7. A complete list of all prize winners will be published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 and a complete list of all winners will be published online at www.stbmegamillionchoices.ca in a timely manner after the final Grand Prize draw has been completed. If the lottery should sell out before Midnight, Friday, March 10, 2017, a complete list of all prize winners will be published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Upon request to the Foundation office a listing of winners will be provided.
  8. All prizes are tax-free. The 2017 Mega Million Choices Lottery ticket purchases are not tax deductible and no charitable donations receipts will be issued, as per Canada Revenue Agency regulations.
  9. The Foundation reserves the right to use winners’ names and photos in communication, promotional and media materials.
  10. Members of the Board of Directors and employees of the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation, employees’ household members, and members of licensed gaming suppliers providing services to this program are prohibited from purchasing tickets in the 2017 Mega Million Choices Lottery.
  11. Winners of the Gift card or Cash option prizes Draws 12-3211 will have up to 60 days from the draw date to make their selection. If notification has not been given to the Foundation by then a cheque will be mailed out to the winner for the cash option value.
  12. All unclaimed prizes become property of the Foundation after a period of three months once notification of winning tickets have been sent by mail or by email followed by one telephone call.
  13. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to ensure the mailing address on their ticket is correct.
  14. Each ticket is eligible to win one prize in each prize category. A Prize category is defined as each group of identical prizes on the official list of prizes. After each prize category draw is completed, all tickets go back in the draw for the next prize category draws.
  15. All prizes must be accepted as awarded.
  16. Vacation packages for draws 1 to 6 and 3212 to 3216 include all taxes and where applicable, airfare from the Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport and no blackout periods apply. Travel Must be booked within 4 weeks of prize notification. All vacation travel prizes for draws 1 to 6 and 3212 to 3216 are based on availability and some restrictions and conditions may apply.
  17. The Dufresne Gift card included in all Grand Prize Choice options has some restrictions and conditions that may apply.
  18. In connection with the Big Score Plus and Ultimate Big Score Plus portions of the 2017 Mega Million Choices Lottery (also referred to as the Big Score Plus™ promotion), all as more particularly set out in rules 16 to 24 above, each participant agrees that, with respect to the involvement of any and all NHL Parties, that same are released from any suit, fine, liability or claim, including reasonable attorneys’ fees (the “Claims”) arising from the participant’s participation in the 2017 Big Score Plus™ tickets, the use and/or accessing of any materials in connection therewith, and the awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of any awarded prizes, including any travel related thereto. “NHL Parties” shall mean the following corporations: NHL Enterprises Canada, L.P., NHL Enterprises, L.P., NHL Enterprises B.V., NHL Interactive CyberEnterprises, LLC, the NHL and its member clubs, and their respective officers, directors, governors, employees, agents, successors and assigns.
  19. Employees of the NHL Parties (as defined above) and members of their households are ineligible to win any prizes under the Big Score Plus™ of the 2017 Mega Million Choices Lottery.
  20. Prizes awarded may not be exactly as illustrated in any advertising.
  21. Winners may be required to present picture identification in order to claim their prize.
  22. Each winner, as a condition of accepting any prize, may be required to sign a declaration and release confirming such winner’s eligibility to participate in the 2017 Mega Million Choices Lottery and releasing the Foundation from all Claims, which may arise from or in connection with the awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of any prize awarded. For certainty, all winners (as well as their guests) of the Daily Big Score, Friday Big Score or Ultimate Big Score prizes will be required to sign such a declaration, which shall also include a release of all the NHL Parties from all Claims which may arise from or in connection with the awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of any such awarded prize.
  23. The Foundation reserves the right to refuse purchasers.
  24. Every ticket holder has the right to witness the Draw(s).

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